During School Holidays

Exciting days throughout the EASTER, HALF TERM & SUMMER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS.  Ideal for busy working parents, or that great family day out together.

Adventure Days

Our daily activity programme for children and adults. Full & half day options.

Adventure Weeks

Our 5 day non-residential activity programme for children 8 - 15 years

 

Adventure Days

The open programme for all the family, join by the day or half day during school holidays. 

What activities do we offer?

Go wet & wild with a full or half day of surfing at the beach or kayaking or rafting on the estuary. 

With one of the ideal safe surf beaches on our doorstep, Westward Ho! provides the ideal location to take to the waves.

We offer surf sessions using soft surfboards. These are ideal for beginner and intermediate surfers.

Looking for progression, join our full surf day option.

Surf

Enjoy a trip along the River Torridge, our sheltered estuary.

For most sessions we use sit-on-tops, which allow for two people and as the name suggests you sit on top. Look out for our Open Canoeing options too.

 

Look out for our full day kayak trip options.

River Kayak

Fun and exciting team challenge activity.

 

Using an inflatable raft you and your team will journey along the River Torridge.

Racing and bumping other rafts along the way is guaranteed to lead to a fun filled, fast paced session on the water.

Rafting

 

Multi-Activity – climb, assault course, high ropes, tunnels, crate stacking, zip wire, archery and pool kayak.  Either on their own or as a combo – available various days each week either as part of the Big 6 – six activities in one day or the Monday Fun Days - 4 activities in one day.

Climbing is an exhilarating sport that can appeal to all levels of ability. 

 

On site we have two climbing walls. 

 

We have a low level traversing wall to practise climbing skills and a full height climbing tower with two walls to stretch and challenge.

Climbing

Your friends haul you to the top of the tallest pole, pull the quick release and before you know it you are flying along at speed.

Fast, furious and great fun.

We have a mini-zip on our Team Assault Course too.

Zip Wire

Place crate upon crate while you balance on top of your tower - how high can you go before your tower topples to the ground?

You are secured with safety ropes so once the tower topples you will be safely suspended in the air before being gently let back down to earth.

Crate Stacking

An assault course that will flex your muscles and test your teamwork abilities.

Make your way through a series of connecting obstacles including the wall, rope bridges, balance beams and a zip wire.

Assault Course

Nock... Draw... Loose!

Hit the target, measure your progress and finish with some fun archery based games and competitions.

Archery teaches concentration, co-ordination and self-discipline. 

Archery

Designed to develop group support and trust as you learn to rely on your senses to navigate your way around the tunnels system.

Our experienced staff will develop the session to suit your needs and by the end of the activity you will leave with a real sense of achievement.

Tunnels

Our high ropes course stands 12 metres high and 150 metres long. 

 

The course can be used for a variety of challenges such as Tight Rope Walking,

 

High Beams, Gladiator Rings and even the flying Trapeze!

High Ropes

Learn the basic skills needed and practise some kayaking techniques in our outdoor heated swimming pool.

You can also join in some fun kayak games.

Pool Kayak

Hartland Experience

A full day exploring the wild coastline with our experienced guides.  Walk and scramble through this stretch of beautiful coastline. 

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Spend the whole day on the beautiful North Devon coastline.  Explore, walk and scramble over the rugged natural features.

Opportunity to spend time walking, coastal traversing and exploring in this amazing location.  Subject to tides and conditions.

Hartland Experience with Skern Lodge

How Much is It?

Full day 9.15 - 4.45  = £40

Morning or Afternoon

9.15 - 12.30 or 1.30 - 4.45 = £25

Are there any discounts?

Family discount

book two adults, children go half price

or

Multi discount 

book four or more (people or sessions) all at once or over several days

Full day £36

Morning or Afternoon £23

When do each of the activities run?

During the Easter, Half Term and Summer School Holidays

Is there an age restriction?

Children under 8 years need to be accompanied by an adult.  Some activities may not be suitable for very young children, please check with us first.

 

How to Book?

Call us on 

01237 475992

to check availability and to make your booking.

Can I book online?

We prefer to discuss your booking with you to ensure you are getting the right options and the best deal.

Then simply pay by card over the phone.

Is there anything I need to know before arrival?

Please read our important

before your visit.

 

I was hoping to just do an activity on my own or with just my family or friends is this possible?

If you would like to arrange your own private booking click here.

Can I sign up for a mailing list so I can receive future school holiday programmes?

Yes you can, and we will only send you what you ask for.

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